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William Powell

1936 portrait for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Born (1892-07-29)July 29, 1892
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died March 5, 1984(1984-03-05) (aged 91)
Palm Springs, California, U.S.
Cause of death heart failure
Resting place Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1911–1955
Spouse(s) Eileen Wilson
(m. 1915–1930; divorced)
Carole Lombard
(m. 1931–1933; divorced)
Diana Lewis
(m. 1940–1984; his death)
Children William David Powell (1925–1968)

Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.
William Powell
Dessert is probably the most important stage of the meal, since it will be the last thing your guests remember before they pass out all over the table.
William Powell
I highly recommend worrying. It is much more effective than dieting.
Nanotechnology is manufacturing with atoms.